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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Vomiting (Nausea and vomiting)?





Summary: Vomiting is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,786 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 536 have Vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Vomiting and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 16,052 users)

Vomiting

Vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.(view latest reports from 179,280 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 14,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 682 people (4.61%) have Vomiting.

Trend of Vomiting in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vomiting42.65%22.06%5.88%13.24%4.41%2.94%8.82%

Gender of people who have Vomiting when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Vomiting59.97%40.03%

Age of people who have Vomiting when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vomiting0.16%0.64%3.50%18.63%19.90%24.52%17.04%15.61%

Severity of Vomiting when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vomiting26.67%40.00%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vomiting50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (133 people, 19.50%)
  2. Depression (64 people, 9.38%)
  3. Schizophrenia (50 people, 7.33%)
  4. Bipolar i disorder (39 people, 5.72%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (39 people, 5.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (62 people, 9.09%)
  2. Zyprexa (59 people, 8.65%)
  3. Depakote (59 people, 8.65%)
  4. Seroquel (58 people, 8.50%)
  5. Xanax (53 people, 7.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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